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Our Ingredients

Ayurveda recognises the five elements – Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether – as the building blocks of the universe, from the largest organisms to the smallest of particles. The things that we put in to our body, including the ingredients found in supplements and herbal foods/drinks, constitute part of this.
 

We have compiled an alphabetical list, below, of all the ingredients that we use in our supplements and herbal preparations, so that you can stay informed.

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Ingredient List & Properties
 

Acerola Cherry Extract: Acerola cherry is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. In Ayurveda, it may be considered beneficial for supporting immunity, promoting healthy skin, and providing antioxidant protection against oxidative stress. Its cooling nature makes it particularly balancing for Pitta dosha.
 

Algal Oil (Schizochytrium Sp.): Algal oil, particularly rich in omega-3 fatty acids, may support cardiovascular health, cognitive function, and overall vitality. In Ayurveda, it may be viewed as nourishing to the mind and body, and its grounding properties make it suitable for balancing Vata dosha.
 

Alpha Lipoic Acid: Alpha-lipoic acid is a powerful antioxidant that supports cellular energy production and helps regenerate other antioxidants in the body. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its rejuvenative properties and its ability to combat free radical damage. Its warming nature may help balance Kapha dosha.
 

Alfalfa Aerial Powder: Alfalfa is nutrient-rich and contains vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. In Ayurveda, it may be used to support digestion, promote detoxification, and enhance overall vitality. Its light and dry qualities make it suitable for balancing Kapha and Pitta doshas.
 

Bacopa (Monnieri) Leaf Powder: Bacopa, also known as Brahmi, is renowned in Ayurveda for its cognitive-enhancing properties. It is traditionally used to support memory, concentration, and overall mental acuity. Its calming and grounding qualities make it particularly beneficial for balancing Vata dosha.
 

Betaine (Trimethylglycine): Betaine is involved in various metabolic processes and may support liver function and cardiovascular health. In Ayurveda, it may be considered beneficial for promoting balanced metabolism and digestion. Its heating properties may help balance Kapha and Vata doshas.
 

Black Pepper Extract: Black pepper is commonly used in Ayurvedic formulations to enhance bioavailability and aid in the absorption of other herbs and nutrients. It is believed to kindle digestive fire (agni) and support overall digestive function. Its heating nature makes it particularly suitable for balancing Kapha and Vata doshas.
 

Blackcurrant Berry Extract: Blackcurrant berries are rich in anthocyanins, vitamin C, and other antioxidants. In Ayurveda, they may be valued for their cooling properties and their potential to support immune function and eye health. Their cooling nature makes them particularly balancing for Pitta dosha.
 

Blue lotus flower: Blue lotus is revered in Ayurveda for its calming and uplifting properties. It may be used to promote relaxation, alleviate stress and anxiety, and support mental clarity and spiritual well-being. Its calming and cooling nature makes it particularly beneficial for balancing Pitta and Vata doshas.
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Calcium Carbonate: Calcium is essential for bone health, muscle function, and nerve transmission. In Ayurveda, it may be viewed as strengthening to bones and teeth, supporting muscular strength, and balancing Vata dosha due to its grounding properties.
 

Citric Acid: Citric acid is commonly used as a flavoring agent and preservative. In Ayurveda, it may be viewed as mildly heating and stimulating to digestion, making it particularly beneficial for balancing Kapha dosha.
 

Coenzyme Q10: Coenzyme Q10 is involved in energy production and acts as an antioxidant. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its rejuvenating properties and its ability to support cellular energy production. Its heating nature may help balance Kapha dosha.


Curcumin: Curcumin, the active compound in turmeric, is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. In Ayurveda, it is revered for its ability to support joint health, promote healthy digestion, and balance all three doshas, particularly Pitta and Kapha.


DLα Tocopheryl Acetate: DL-alpha tocopheryl acetate is a form of vitamin E, known for its antioxidant properties. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its nourishing effects on the skin, its ability to support immunity, and its balancing effect on Pitta dosha.
 

D-Biotin: Biotin, or vitamin B7, is essential for metabolism and the maintenance of healthy hair, skin, and nails. In Ayurveda, it may be viewed as nourishing to the dhatus (tissues), promoting healthy skin and hair, and balancing Pitta dosha.
 

Elderberry Extract: Elderberry is rich in antioxidants and may support immune function. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its immune-strengthening properties, its ability to promote respiratory health, and its cooling nature, making it particularly beneficial for balancing Pitta dosha.
 

Folic Acid: Folic acid, or vitamin B9, is important for DNA synthesis and cell growth. In Ayurveda, supporting cellular health and regeneration is considered essential for overall vitality and longevity. Its nourishing properties may be beneficial for balancing Pitta dosha.
 

Gingko Biloba Leaf Extract: Ginkgo biloba is known for its cognitive-enhancing properties and its ability to support circulation. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote mental clarity, memory, and overall cognitive function. Its light and drying properties may help balance Kapha dosha.
 

Glucose Syrup: Glucose syrup is a sweetening agent commonly used in food and pharmaceutical products. In Ayurveda, sweet tastes are grounding and nourishing, and when consumed in moderation, they can help balance Vata and Pitta doshas.


Hibiscus: Hibiscus, known as "Japa" in Ayurveda, is valued for its ability to balance the doshas, particularly Pitta and Kapha. It is commonly used to support cardiovascular health, promote healthy skin, and maintain normal blood pressure levels. Its cooling and slightly astringent nature makes it particularly beneficial for balancing Pitta dosha.


Hops Bud Extract: Hops are commonly used in herbal medicine for their calming and sedative effects. In Ayurveda, they may be valued for their ability to promote relaxation, alleviate stress and anxiety, and support restful sleep. Their cooling and grounding properties make them particularly beneficial for balancing Pitta and Vata doshas.


Hydrolysed Marine Collagen (fish): While marine collagen is not explicitly mentioned in traditional Ayurvedic texts, collagen is associated with promoting skin health, joint mobility, and overall vitality. In Ayurveda, maintaining healthy skin and joints is considered essential for overall well-being. Its nourishing and rejuvenating properties may be beneficial for balancing Vata dosha.

Iron (as Ferrous Sulphate): Iron is essential for the production of hemoglobin and red blood cells. In Ayurveda, it may be viewed as nourishing to the blood (rakta dhatu), supporting vitality and energy levels. Its heating and slightly drying properties may help balance Kapha dosha.


Kelp: Kelp is rich in iodine and minerals and is commonly used to support thyroid function and overall metabolism. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote balanced metabolism, support healthy digestion, and maintain optimal energy levels. Its heating and stimulating properties may help balance Kapha dosha.


L-Carnitine Tartrate: L-carnitine is involved in energy metabolism and may support cardiovascular health and exercise performance. In Ayurveda, it may be viewed as nourishing to the muscles and promoting balanced energy production. Its heating and invigorating properties may help balance Kapha dosha.


L-Tyrosine: Tyrosine is an amino acid involved in neurotransmitter synthesis and may support mood and cognitive function. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote mental clarity, focus, and emotional balance. Its warming and stimulating properties may help balance Vata dosha.


L-Theanine: L-theanine is an amino acid found in tea leaves known for its calming effects. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote relaxation, reduce stress and anxiety, and support mental clarity. Its cooling and calming properties make it particularly beneficial for balancing Pitta dosha.
 

Lecithin Granules (Soy): Lecithin, derived from soybeans, is rich in phospholipids and choline, which support brain health and liver function. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote mental clarity, support memory, and nourish the nervous system. Its grounding properties may help balance Vata dosha.


Magnesium Oxide: Magnesium is an essential mineral involved in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body, supporting muscle and nerve function, energy production, and bone health. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote relaxation, support digestion, and balance the nervous system. Its calming and grounding properties may help balance Vata and Pitta doshas.


Maltodextrin: Maltodextrin is a carbohydrate derived from starches, commonly used as a food additive and filler in supplements. In Ayurveda, sweet tastes are grounding and nourishing, and when consumed in moderation, they can help balance Vata and Pitta doshas. Its heavy and sweet properties may be particularly balancing for Vata dosha.


Microcrystalline Cellulose: Microcrystalline cellulose is a plant-derived cellulose commonly used as a bulking agent and filler in supplements. In Ayurveda, it may be favored for its natural origin and its neutral effect on the doshas, making it suitable for all body types.


Niacin (as Nicotinamide): Niacin, or vitamin B3, plays a role in energy metabolism and may support cardiovascular health. In Ayurveda, maintaining healthy circulation and metabolism is considered crucial for overall vitality. Its heating properties may help balance Kapha dosha.


Orange Extract: In Ayurveda, flavors are categorized into six tastes (rasas): sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter, and astringent. Orange flavor may be associated with the sweet and sour tastes, which are considered balancing for most constitutions when consumed in moderation. Its cooling nature makes it particularly balancing for Pitta dosha.

Panax Ginseng Root: Panax ginseng is an adaptogenic herb known for its revitalizing properties and its ability to support energy, focus, and resilience to stress. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to enhance vitality, promote longevity, and balance the body's response to stress. Its stimulating and invigorating properties may help balance Vata and Kapha doshas.


Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate): Pantothenic acid, or vitamin B5, is involved in various metabolic processes, including energy production and hormone synthesis. In Ayurveda, it may be considered beneficial for promoting balanced metabolism, supporting adrenal function, and maintaining healthy skin and hair. Its nourishing properties may help balance Pitta dosha.


Parsley Leaf: Parsley is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and is commonly used to support digestion, detoxification, and kidney health. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote balanced digestion, support urinary tract health, and cool excess heat in the body. Its cooling and diuretic properties may help balance Pitta dosha.


Phosphatidyl Serine (Soy): Phosphatidylserine is a phospholipid found in high concentrations in the brain, known for its role in cognitive function, memory, and stress management. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote mental clarity, support memory retention, and balance the nervous system. Its grounding properties may help balance Vata dosha.


Riboflavin: Riboflavin, or vitamin B2, is involved in energy production and supports healthy skin, vision, and nervous system function. In Ayurveda, supporting balanced nutrition and proper nerve function aligns with principles of overall vitality and well-being. Its nourishing properties may help balance Pitta dosha.


Rice Bran: Rice bran is a source of dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. In Ayurveda, it may be used to support digestive health, promote regularity, and provide nourishment to the body. Its grounding properties make it suitable for balancing Vata and Pitta doshas.

Rice Flour: Rice flour is a common ingredient used as a filler or binder in supplements. In Ayurveda, rice is a staple food in many Ayurvedic diets and is considered easily digestible and nourishing. Its grounding properties make it suitable for balancing Vata and Pitta doshas.


Rosehip Fruit Shell: Rosehip fruit is rich in vitamin C, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids, supporting immune function, skin health, and inflammation. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote healthy skin, support digestion, and cool excess heat in the body. Its cooling and astringent properties may help balance Pitta dosha.


Rosemary Leaf: Rosemary is rich in antioxidants and has antimicrobial properties, supporting cognitive function, digestion, and immune health. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote mental clarity, stimulate digestion, and support respiratory health. Its heating and stimulating properties may help balance Kapha dosha.


Sage Leaf Extract (Colloidal Silica): Sage is known for its antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties, supporting cognitive function, digestion, and oral health. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote mental clarity, support digestion, and balance excess moisture in the body. Its heating and drying properties may help balance Kapha dosha.


Sodium Hyaluronate: Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance in the body, known for its ability to hydrate and lubricate tissues, supporting joint health, skin hydration, and eye health. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to promote tissue nourishment, support joint mobility, and balance dryness in the body. Its hydrating and nourishing properties may help balance Vata dosha.


Sodium Selenite: Selenium is an essential mineral with antioxidant properties, supporting immune function, thyroid health, and DNA synthesis. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to support tissue regeneration, promote vitality, and balance excess heat in the body. Its cooling and nourishing properties may help balance Pitta dosha.


Soya Bean Extract (Isoflavones): Soybean extract is rich in isoflavones, plant compounds known for their antioxidant and hormone-balancing properties, supporting cardiovascular health, bone health, and menopausal symptoms. In Ayurveda, it may be valued for its ability to support hormonal balance, promote bone strength, and nourish tissues. Its nourishing and balancing properties may help balance Pitta dosha.


Spearmint: Spearmint is commonly used in Ayurveda for its cooling properties. It is believed to support digestion, freshen breath, and alleviate symptoms of indigestion or nausea. Spearmint may also have mild analgesic properties and can be used to relieve headaches or minor muscle aches. Its cooling and soothing properties make it particularly beneficial for balancing Pitta dosha.


Stevia Extract (Steviosides): In Ayurveda, sweet tastes are grounding and nourishing, and when consumed in moderation, they can help balance Vata and Pitta doshas. Stevia, a natural sweetener, may be used in moderation as an alternative to refined sugars, aligning with Ayurvedic principles of promoting balanced nutrition. Its heavy and sweet properties may be particularly balancing for Vata dosha.


Sugar: In Ayurveda, sweet tastes are grounding and nourishing, and when consumed in moderation, they can help balance Vata and Pitta doshas. However, refined sugars should be consumed sparingly, as excessive intake can imbalance the doshas and contribute to health issues. Its heavy and sweet properties may be particularly balancing for Vata dosha when consumed in moderation.
 

Thiamin (as Hydrochloride): Thiamin, or vitamin B1, is essential for energy metabolism, nerve function, and carbohydrate metabolism. In Ayurveda, supporting balanced metabolism and nervous system function is considered crucial for overall vitality. Its heating properties may help balance Kapha dosha.


Turmeric Root Powder: Turmeric, known as "Haridra" in Ayurveda, is revered for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and digestive properties. It is commonly used to support joint health, promote healthy digestion, and maintain overall well-being. Turmeric's bitter and pungent tastes are believed to balance Kapha and Vata doshas, while its heating nature may aggravate Pitta dosha in excess.


Vegan Fermented Glucosamine Hydrochloride: Glucosamine is a compound found naturally in the body, involved in the formation and repair of cartilage and other connective tissues. In Ayurveda, supporting joint health and mobility is considered essential for overall well-being. Glucosamine may be valued for its ability to promote joint flexibility, support cartilage regeneration, and balance Vata dosha.


Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin): Vitamin B12 is essential for nerve function, DNA synthesis, and red blood cell production. In Ayurveda, maintaining healthy nerve function and blood health is considered crucial for overall vitality. Vitamin B12 may be valued for its ability to support energy production, promote mental clarity, and balance Vata dosha.


Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine Hydrochloride): Vitamin B6 is involved in over 100 enzymatic reactions in the body, supporting metabolism, neurotransmitter synthesis, and immune function. In Ayurveda, supporting balanced metabolism and nervous system function is considered crucial for overall vitality. Its heating properties may help balance Kapha dosha.


Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid): Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that supports immune function, collagen synthesis, and skin health. In Ayurveda, maintaining healthy immunity and promoting tissue regeneration is considered essential for overall well-being. Vitamin C may be valued for its ability to support vitality, promote healthy digestion, and balance Pitta dosha.


Vitamin C (as Calcium Ascorbate): Calcium ascorbate is a buffered form of vitamin C, less acidic than ascorbic acid. In Ayurveda, maintaining healthy immunity and promoting tissue regeneration is considered essential for overall well-being. Vitamin C may be valued for its ability to support vitality, promote healthy digestion, and balance Pitta dosha.


Vitamin D Preparation: Vitamin D is essential for calcium absorption, bone health, immune function, and mood regulation. In Ayurveda, maintaining healthy bones, immunity, and emotional well-being is considered crucial for overall vitality. Vitamin D may be valued for its ability to support bone strength, promote immunity, and balance Vata dosha.


Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopherol): Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that supports skin health, heart health, and immune function. In Ayurveda, maintaining healthy skin and promoting tissue regeneration is considered essential for overall well-being. Vitamin E may be valued for its ability to support vitality, promote healthy digestion, and balance Pitta dosha.
 

Zinc Citrate: Zinc is an essential mineral involved in immune function, wound healing, and DNA synthesis. In Ayurveda, maintaining healthy immunity and promoting tissue regeneration is considered crucial for overall vitality. Zinc may be valued for its ability to support immune health, promote vitality, and balance Kapha dosha.
 

Zinc Glycinate: Zinc is an essential mineral involved in immune function, wound healing, and DNA synthesis. In Ayurveda, maintaining healthy immunity and promoting tissue regeneration is considered crucial for overall vitality. Zinc may be valued for its ability to support immune health, promote vitality, and balance Kapha dosha.

We update this list regularly as we expand our product range! If you need further information on any particular ingredients, please contact us using the form below or by emailing hello@iambeyondhealth.co.uk

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